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. news of rising factory output growth in china. tokyo's nikkei added a fraction while hong kong's hang seng gained nearly half a percent. wall street hopes to continue last week's rally. the dow closed up 81 points on friday while the nasdaq fell 11 points. >>> federal reserve is expected to announce an expansion of its stimulus program this week. experts predict the feds will extend its program of buying $85 billion of securities each month into the new year. the announcement is expected when the bankers meet tomorrow and wednesday. >>> the head of the international monetary fund is calling on u.s. politicians to find a solution to the nation's financial woes and fast. christine lagarde said lawmakers need to address the country's debt, the deficit, and the fiscal cliff and quickly to avoid the uncertainty from affecting the global economy. she suggested a balanced approach, increasing revenue, while also cutting spending. >>> a new survey shows pay for private college prnts continues to climb. they studied data from 2010. it shows medial compensation rose to about $400,000, up nearly
higher, a news of rising factory out growth in china. on wall street, stocks ended mixed following news the economy added more jobs than predicted. the unemployment rate fell to a four year low of 7.7%. the dough closed up 81 points on friday while the nasdaq dropped 11 point. president obama and house speaker john boehner met to try to prevent the impending fiscal cliff. the tax hikes and spending cuts due to kick in on january 1st. the main sticking points remain, and cuts to entitlement programs medicare. the president has asked congress to work through the holiday break if no deal is reached before then: the federal reserve is expected to announce an expansion o of their program. they will extend the program of buying $85 billion of securities each month into the the new year. announcement is expected when the bankers meet tomorrow and wednesday. a new survey shows pay for private college presidents continues the upward climb. they studied data from 2010 and median compensation rose to $400,000. that is up nearly 3 personality. that's a -- percent. that's a pretty good paying job th
, rare collectors items, and pets. how big a business is the turtle-tortoise trade? >> goode: china alone is probably in the hundreds of millions of dollars. this trade flourishes because the payoff is huge and the chance of getting prosecuted and incarcerated are very low. >> stahl: if you're going to be in something illicit, this is the safest or one of the safest. >> goode: and that's a tragedy. >> stahl: eric goode is spending a million dollars a year of his own money to fight the trade in places like madagascar, an island off the coast of africa, that's vastly undeveloped. >> goode: people are so poor, some of these villages make less than a dollar a day, or it's basically subsistence living. and there just simply isn't the political will of the country to really enforce, you know, what's going on with their natural heritage, whether it's tortoises or other wildlife. >> stahl: fly over madagascar and you can see why conservationists say it's bleeding to death-- rivers run red with soil erosion from logging and slash-and-burn agriculture that have wiped out animal habitats and 90% of
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